TVR F1 2006 Challenge v1.1

TVR F1 2006 Challenge for GTR2

Mod created by Catman

Thank you for downloading the F1 2006 TVR Challenge by Catman. This mod includes 22 cars, 19 of which are skinned based on cars took part in the FIA F1 2006 Formula One season. The other cars included are the 1996 Williams Renault, 1996 Jordan Peugeot and the 2003 Jaguar. I hope you enjoy the close racing of this mod!

21 unique cars (based on TVR template) with individual mask files (Assistance from Redhorse7oe)

Features :

– Accurate driver performances
– New F1 Driver Helmets (converted with permisson – JC Musumeci)
– New F1 racing class
– New F1 championship
– New 24hr F1 race

Fixes in Version 1.1 :

– Cockpit Hires update, Opponent Detail Fix (CTD fix), Smaller Package Size

Car Infos from Wiki :

In the late 1990s, the successful Tuscan Challenge race series was in need of updating and Peter Wheeler began the project that would fulfil his ambition to see TVRs at Le Mans. Work began on a completely new racing car that would be built using modern composites, be more rigid than any previous TVR and be CAD designed to reach speeds in excess of 200MPH and be stable. The car itself would be a steel tubular frame with full roll cage forming the backbone to a full carbon fibre monocoque.

By 2000 work was well under way on the carbon fibre, TuscanR GT car.

Typical of TVR there was to be a change of name during the early stages of the production run. Originally it began life as the TuscanR (A natural follow on from the infamous Tuscan Racers (TVR Tuscan Challenge) that the cars were to replace) but as TVR launched the T350 road car it was deemed that the racers should be referred going forward as T400R. At this same time a few cosmetic changes were made to the shell, most notably the design of the rear light clustre changed from a single top corner unit per side to a set of smaller, individual, circular lights down each side.

Between 2000 and 2004 TVR built a total of 7 race cars. The first three race cars were of the TuscanR design but the last 4, (the 2 DeWalt cars delivered in 2003 and the 2 RSR cars in 2004) were T400R body shape (The difference being the rear light housings mainly). Earlier racers in some situations have the later rear, probably due to work after ‘racing incidents’.

Racing commenced in 2001 with the final T400Rs racing in the 2006 Le Mans Series season.

The success of the Tuscan Racer series through the 90s had been highly beneficial to the company and their first attempt to build a GT1 class car and associated road cars, the Speed 12 project and the Cerbera Speed 12 project had introduced TVR to some modern composites and techniques but it should also be noted that Wheeler had been experimenting with Kevlar and Carbon Fibre since the SEAC models of the late 1980s. The GT1 projects themselves did not succeed and in traditional TVR style, Wheeler announced that the 800BHP+ road cars would be too dangerous for normal customers. At the time this car was, on paper, the fastest production car in the world.

All this work lead to the creation of the TuscanR, nee T400R, racing project. Between 2000 and 2004 TVR built 7 racing chassis that were campaigned right up until 2006 with great success considering the competition.

Most importantly, chassis’ 1, 4 & 5 raced at Le Mans. Chassis 4 & 5 raced in both 2003 and 2004 and the most continuously campaigned and most well known chassis 1 in 2005.

Credits:

Template : (GTR4u.de)
Helmets : Jean-Christophe Musumeci (http://www.mrtf1gp.com/maineng.htm)
Masks : Guidance and tutorial from Redhorse7oe

Catman
14/11/2006
catmageddon@hotmail.com

 

Size: 72 MB
Version: 1.1
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